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Join us at the Gimli Yacht Club from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 for the very first Save the Lake Fundraiser in support of LWF!

The Kiwanis Club of Gimli & District and the Gimli Yacht Club have put together a family-friendly event with something for everyone, including:

  • Educational presentations: Starting at 11 a.m., listen to Dr. Alexis Kanu, LWF Executive Director, speak on “Citizen Science, Citizen Advocacy and Citizen Action” and Dr. Al Kristofferson, Managing Director of the Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium speak on “The Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium’s role in...

“The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running.” – Anonymous

Winnipeg endurance athlete John Sawchuk is swimming, cycling and running his way to his 70th birthday – all while raising funds for LWF!

John’s goal is to complete 777 kilometres of swimming, biking and running in 28 days, beginning on July 26 and ending on August 21, his birthday.

He’s also using this challenge to support LWF and hopes to raise $7,777 in donations.

“In tackling my endurance challenge, I hope that others reflect on their own health and fitness...

We are thrilled to have been selected once again to participate in this year’s Luckygirl Holiday Pop Up Shop!

Drop by 300 Ross Ave. in the Exchange (attached to Hut K) between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17 to pick up some unique gifts for all the lake-lovers in your life.

We’ll be selling an assortment of our exclusive fundraising products – including the popular lake-themed pint glasses and coaster sets we launched this summer! We’ll also be bringing lots of adorable wooden ornaments featuring K.BARTESKI script art. (Warning: We sold out of both sizes last year; come early to make...

Now an annual event, Beats on the Beach 2017 is just around the corner! Join with other lake-lovers at Saffies General Store in Albert Beach on Friday. Aug. 12 and be entertained by a free concert featuring muisc from Fever Rose, Jordan Yarish, and Mama G and the Majors. Don’t forget to treat your sweet tooth, as well, with Saffies tempting dessert auction. Delicious pies, cakes, cookies and homemade jams will be up for bid - with all money raised donated to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation!

Get fit and have fun – all in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg!

Everyone’s favourite instructor Zumba Jan is hosting an outdoor class at Gimli Harbour on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 to 10 a.m. Even better? All proceeds* raised are being donated to LWF!

Thank you so much, Jan, for your commitment to our great lake – your enthusiasm is contagious.

* Minimum donation of $5 to participate; donations of $20 or more qualify for a charitable receipt.

Celebrate Lake Winnipeg at our newest summer fundraising event!

Lake Bash 2017 takes place on Friday, Aug. 18 at Farmers Hall, a recently restored community dance hall just outside town. This not-to-be-missed evening event will feature:

  • Delicious Lake Winnipeg pickerel and all the fixings from our friends at The Pickerel Rig
  • Live music from country rocker Leanne Pearson (performing a special acoustic set), grandfather-grandson guitar-and-fiddle duo Peter & Keenan Karish, and the Vezina Family Band, a multi-generational, old-time country band from Stoney Point, Manitoba 
  • A cash bar...

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